The Best Episodes of CSI: Miami

Rest in Pieces

#1 - Rest in Pieces 8.59

Season 10 - Episode 16

When the Miami Taunter strikes again, Horatio meets with the matriarch of the suspected killer's family.

10-7

#2 - 10-7 8.57

Season 3 - Episode 24

While investigating the murder of man hired to make dirty bombs that terrorists intend to set off in Miami, Horatio finds the bloody fingerprint of his brother, Raymond, who he believed to be dead. However, when Raymond's son is kidnapped, he emerges from deep undercover and the estranged brothers must work together to save the boy. Meanwhile, while processing a crime scene, an unknown assailant holds a gun to Calleigh's head and, after a deadly confrontation in her gun lab, she is left doubting that she can continue as a CSI.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Identity

#3 - Identity 8.51

Season 3 - Episode 15

When the CSIs find a woman swallowed whole and killed by a gigantic snake, they uncover a covert drug smuggling operation. Evidence leads Horatio and the team to a drug smuggling operation where large snakes are suspected of be being used to bring illegal drugs into the country to avoid detection by customs. However, when Horatio finds that Clavo Cruz, a nemesis of Horatio's who hides behind his diplomatic immunity, may be behind the operation, the team must find a legal way to put the criminal behind bars. Meanwhile, Wolfe must find the truth when two women each claim that they are the real victim of identity theft and the other is the culprit.

Directors: Gloria Muzio
Nothing to Lose

#4 - Nothing to Lose 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 16

Evidence leads the CSIs to believe that someone started a massive fire in the Everglades in order to cover up a murder. Local prisoners are brought in as free manpower to help fight the wild fire in the Everglades. However, when a serial killer escapes the scene, Horatio must track him down before he strikes again. Meanwhile, the body of a local college student is found shot to death and the fire has destroyed the crime scene and the evidence. However, when the team uncovers an illegal moonshine operation and homemade ammunitions in the vicinity, the CSIs uncover the real reason why the boy was out there.

Directors: Karen Gaviola
Wolfe In Sheep's Clothing

#5 - Wolfe In Sheep's Clothing 8.47

Season 7 - Episode 20

Wolfe faces a terrible dilemma when he's forced by an unknown assailant to cover up evidence in a murder/robbery, or else the kidnapped Billy Gantry will be killed....

Directors: Carey Meyer
Rampage

#6 - Rampage 8.45

Season 4 - Episode 24

The Mala Noche gang trial is obstructed when the defendant goes free with the help of the witness who is testifying. When a hit ordered by the Mala Noche gang on Horatio finds the people he loves lives are in danger. Delko finds that an ex-lover is disturbing any woman who he is now close to.

Directors: Duane Clark
Innocent

#7 - Innocent 8.44

Season 2 - Episode 24

An adult film actress is found strangled in the park and the CSIs must find the killer. Blood and human tissue are found under Ashley Anders' nails and the DNA matches that of the CEO of the company that distributes her films – and he's a registered sex offender. Also, Calleigh discovers his answering machine audiotape on which he makes a threat against Ashley. However, there is an accident back at the lab with this crucial piece of evidence and Delko was the last person to handle it. Now, IAB's Rick Stetler is put on the case, much to Horatio's dismay, as the CSIs try to uncover further evidence in order to find the girl's killer.

Directors: Joe Chappelle, John Haynes
Under the Influence

#8 - Under the Influence 8.43

Season 3 - Episode 3

The CSIs must find the killer after a young woman is pushed in front of a moving bus. Alexx finds a bruise shaped like a hand imprint on the victim's back, proving that she was pushed in front of the bus, and her boyfriend, Jay Seaver, is the prime suspect. When one of Jay's office rivals also turns up dead, Jay reveals that he has a psychotic stalker, Claudia, who he thinks might kill to please him. However, when Jay hires a lawyer to protect Claudia, Horatio suspects that Jay may be more involved than they thought. Later, a man's body is discovered down an elevator shaft in a nearby building, and there is evidence to link the victims to a common killer. Meanwhile, Calleigh's father seeks her help when he fears that he may have killed someone after a night of drinking, and Horatio assigns a new CSI, Ryan Wolfe, to the case.

Directors: Scott Lautanen
One of Our Own

#9 - One of Our Own 8.42

Season 4 - Episode 25

In this thrilling season finale, the loss of one of their own is the first hit the lab will take. Getting back to the lab to process the evidence, they find it has been taken over by Federal Agents looking for stolen money from a previous case.

Directors: Matt Earl Beesley
The Score

#10 - The Score 8.41

Season 4 - Episode 12

The CSIs investigate the brutal murder of a man who was learning how to pick up women at a hot nightclub. Meanwhile, Horatio tries to help out Marisol, Eric Delko's sister, who was arrested on drug charges.

Directors: Jonathan Glassner
Habeas Corpse (2)

#11 - Habeas Corpse (2) 8.40

Season 10 - Episode 19

Every member of CSI is a suspect when one of the team's enemies is murdered. When the investigation becomes deadly, Samantha Owens ends up having to be rescued.

Presumed Guilty

#12 - Presumed Guilty 8.39

Season 7 - Episode 15

Horatio and the team go head-to-head with a defense attorney (guest star Sean Combs) who may be involved in a murder cover-up.

Directors: Larry Detwiler
No Man's Land

#13 - No Man's Land 8.38

Season 5 - Episode 14

A truck carrying weapons that were confiscated from previous crimes are now back on the streets of Miami. An old enemy of Horatio's puts the lives of two CSI's in harms way after a confiscated missile is launched into courthouse allowing Clavo Cruz to escape during his arraignment and injuring one CSI and the fatality of another CSI.

Directors: Scott Lautanen
All Fall Down

#14 - All Fall Down 8.36

Season 8 - Episode 24

A serial killer taunts the CSIs by leaving them cryptic hints, and the longer it takes them to decode these puzzles, the higher the death toll rises, on the eighth season finale of CSI: MIAMI.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Law and Disorder (1)

#15 - Law and Disorder (1) 8.36

Season 10 - Episode 18

A corruption scandal is uncovered by the CSI team which forces Horatio to face an old adversary. Malcolm McDowell returns as Darren Vogel.

Vengeance

#16 - Vengeance 8.34

Season 3 - Episode 22

A former high school football star is murdered at a reunion, the CSIs must find the killer. The victim was the big man on campus in high school and there are a lot of guests at the reunion with reasons to resent him all these years. Now, the team must investigate everyone, from the head cheerleader to the school misfit, to see who held a decade-old grudge big enough to kill. Meanwhile, Horatio and Delko arrive at a crime scene and discover that it's already been processed, leading Horatio to uncover further information about his brother possibly being alive.

Directors: Norberto Barba
All In

#17 - All In 8.34

Season 6 - Episode 16

In the second part of the two part episodes, Horatio deals with his past and the rest of the team works to rescue Calleigh from kidnappers.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Killer Date

#18 - Killer Date 8.34

Season 3 - Episode 20

Horatio's life is changed forever when he learns important information about his deceased brother. Horatio must now figure out what to do with this information about his brother, Raymond, and whether or not to tell Yelina. Meanwhile, the team investigates when a woman is murdered at a crowded bar after she's approached by a female employee of a service that helps men pick-up women. Also, when Delko loses his badge after some reckless behavior and it's used in a crime, he must locate the badge before it's used again.

Directors: Karen Gaviola
Smoke Gets in Your CSI's

#19 - Smoke Gets in Your CSI's 8.34

Season 7 - Episode 14

Calleigh and Ryan come close to being murdered while investigating a home in which they find the corpse of a doctor who's been performing illegal transplant operations in his garage...

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Pro Per

#20 - Pro Per 8.34

Season 3 - Episode 2

A woman is killed during a posh party at an exclusive waterfront estate when a man opens fire on the proceedings from a cigarette boat. When a former con is arrested, he acts as his own lawyer and proves to be smarted than he appears. Complicating matters is the fact that the leading witness in the case is the dead woman's 10-year-old son, whom Horatio wants to protect, refusing to let him testify.

Directors: Karen Gaviola
Sink or Swim

#21 - Sink or Swim 8.33

Season 7 - Episode 16

When pirates take over a luxury yacht, Delko's future as a CSI is threatened just as his relationship with Calleigh moves to the next level.

Directors: Sam Hill
Crime Wave

#22 - Crime Wave 8.33

Season 3 - Episode 7

As a huge tsunami heads directly towards Miami, a ten-hour warning gives citizens just enough time to evacuate the city. In the chaos, two people are killed in a parking lot and the evidence leads Horatio to discover a plot to rob a bank timed to take advantage of the evacuation. However, as the CSIs close in on the robbery already in progress, they find that it's a more elaborate crime than they previously thought. In the wake of the storm, Ryan and Alexx discover a body washed up from a local cemetery that may have a different cause of death than originally recorded. Meanwhile, Horatio suspects that Yelina is being physically abused by her boyfriend, IAB's Rick Stetler.

Directors: Karen Gaviola
MIA/NYC - NonStop

#23 - MIA/NYC - NonStop 8.33

Season 2 - Episode 23

When a teenage girl returns home from a big party night at an underage nightclub to find her parents murdered, the search for the killer leads Horatio to New York City. Before he arrives, the New York detectives, led by Detective Mac Taylor, are called out to investigate the shooting of an undercover police officer – who, it turns out, is the lead suspect in the Miami case. However, the medical examiner determines that he has been dead for 72 hours and could not even have been alive at the time of the double-murder in Miami. After further investigation, Horatio and Mac determine that the real killer murdered the New York cop, then used his ID to get to Miami, and is still on the loose.

Directors: Danny Cannon
Gone Baby Gone

#24 - Gone Baby Gone 8.32

Season 7 - Episode 8

A baby is taken from her mother's arms in broad daylight, and the team must race against time to find her.

Directors: Carey Meyer
At Risk

#25 - At Risk 8.32

Season 10 - Episode 17

When a beloved tennis coach is nearly killed, Calleigh discovers a personal connection to the case.